6 Takeaways From Airbnb’s Manifesto on Stakeholder Capitalism Ahead of Davos

Airbnb won’t be at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, but it had a few things to same about the 2020 theme of stakeholder capitalism. Visual Hunt Skift Take: Airbnb has legions of critics, and it knows that its articulated stakeholder goals will get intense scrutiny. But if the company turns some of … [Read more…]

Xiezhu Raises $37 Million for Smart Hotel Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

A photo of Haibin Chen, co-founder and CEO of Xiezhu, when speaking in September 2019 at a conference sponsored by the Century Forum at Hangzhou Taixu Lake Hotel. Xiezhu Skift Take: This week, travel startups announced more than $100 million in funding. One company to call out is Xiezhu. It provides software and hardware to … [Read more…]

The best comedy clubs in Boston

Big surprise that the city that gave us Conan O’Brien, Bill Burr, and Patrice O’Neal has a wickedly good comedy scene. Countless comedic geniuses have honed their craft on Boston’s stages, from local-legend regulars who launched from the city’s stand-up clubs to now-famous theater kids who spent their college days moonlighting at improv venues. Nothing … [Read more…]